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SALLY GABORI FEATURES IN SIGNIFICANT TRAVELLING EXHIBITION - INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA: MASTERWORKS FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA - AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART, NEW DELHI
Alcaston Gallery is thrilled to announce that Sally Gabori is currently featured in an important travelling survey of art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders at the National Museum of Modern Art, New Delhi.
Fresh from a successful showcase at the me Collectors Room in Berlin, the exhibition ‘Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia’ was inaugurated at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in New Delhi last Friday.
'Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia' was initially presented at me Collectors Room, Berlin as part of Australia Now Germany 2017, which presented audiences with the opportunity to experience the range and complexity of Australian culture in Germany.
The exhibition opened last Friday in Delhi as a curtain raiser to Australia Fest - a festival of Australian culture and creativity across India, beginning this September. The exhibition will be open to the public at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in New Delhi from 15 June – 26 August 2018.
IMAGE | Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Nyinyilki, 2009, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 198 x 610 cm (installation view, Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia, 15 June – 26 August 2018, the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi, India
CONGRATULATIONS TO BETTY KUNTIWA PUMANI AND ALEC BAKER ON BEING NAMED FINALISTS IN THE 2018 HADLEY’S ART PRIZE
Congratulations to Betty Kuntiwa Pumani and Alec Baker on being named finalists in the 2018 Hadley’s Art Prize!
Presented by Hadley’s Orient Hotel, the Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart is an annual, acquisitive Australian landscape prize, which offers $100,000 to the winning entry. Dating back to 1834, Hadley’s Orient Hotel has a rich and fascinating history interwoven with art, particularly landscape art.
In 2018 the Hadley’s Art Prize will be awarded to the best portrayal of the Australian landscape.
Congratulations to all the selected finalists.
For more information on the artists please contact Alcaston Gallery.
Images | Portrait of Betty Kuntiwa Pumani and Alec Baker by Rhett Hammerton
MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI: KAIADILT EYES - THE ART OF SEEING NOW OPEN TO PUBLIC
Alcaston Gallery and the Estate of Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori is thrilled to announce that the latest exhibition of the artists paintings, Kaiadilt Eyes - The Art of Seeing, is now open to the public.
Image | Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Dibirdibi Country 2010 (AK15887), synthetic polymer paint on linen 196 x 456 cm, installation view.
KAWITA VATANAJYANKUR AT THE DUNEDIN PUBLIC ART GALLERY
Kawita Vatanajyankur's solo exhibition Performing Textiles is on display at Dunedin Public Art Gallery from 5th May 2018 - 26th Aug 2018.
In her video-based performances Kawita Vatanajyankur (b.1987, Thailand) uses her own body as a tool, exploring and exploiting her physical and psychological limits through repetitive actions and endurance. Her practice, underpinned by her position as a Thai woman, is predicated on an ongoing interest in issues surrounding everyday labour – both inside and outside of the home. This area of ongoing research has seen Vatanajyankur bring domestic chores and gender binaries, working conditions and social ideologies, and industrial processes to the fore. These research threads are then translated into a concept that presents a direct challenge to the artist – can she symbolically and literally become the object or tool in question? Can her body be used as an artifact?
Alcaston Gallery is thrilled to be curating a solo series of works by Kawita later this year from the 17 October - 10 November 2018.
To register your interest please contact us at email@example.com
Image | Kawita Vatanajyankur, Untangled, 2018, HD video.
CLAUDIA MOODOONUTHI WINS THE KENNELLY CONSTRUCTIONS ABORIGINAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Congratulations to Claudia Moodoonuthi who was awarded the Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award at last night’s Queensland Young Achiever Awards ceremony!
The Kennelly Constructions Aboriginal Achievement Award acknowledges and celebrates the commitment of young people in achieving excellence in their chosen field and who are actively making a positive contribution to their community. The award recognises young Indigenous Australians who are strong role models and who have achieved cultural and critical success.
2017 was an extraordinary milestone in the young artist’s flourishing career. Moodoonuthi’s work was featured in Who’s Afraid of Colour? at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, an exhibition of prominent Indigenous women artists whose practices are unbounded by convention; and her painting My Body, My Country was projected onto the William Jolly Bridge as part of the Maiwar Festival, Brisbane.
In 2017 Moodoonuthi was also awarded the Artbank + QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre) Commission, QLD and created a major installation for the Mecca Cosmetica + National Gallery of Victoria Holiday collaboration. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections including National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Cairns Regional Gallery, QLD; and Queensland Health Collection.